Tag Archives: water stress

Corn Update

This has been a warm and dry week and our corn is really showing it right now.  most dryland fields are rolling up like in the photo below.  There is a good chance of rain in the forecast this weekend … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: Blossom End Rot

Last week the question was:  Whats wrong with this tomato? Blossom end rot occurs when there is a localized calcium deficiency in the fruit.  Blossom end rot does not necessarily mean there is a calcium deficiency in the soil.  Instead, … Continue reading

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Corn Getting Thirsty

Pollination is pretty much finished now and we are mostly in the “blister” (R2) stage.  Our corn hasn’t hurt for water much this season, but its hurting now in a lot of places.  There’s a chance of rain over the weekend … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: Water Stress

Last week the question was:  What is making the leaves of this corn roll up? This corn is showing symptoms of water stress.  Its been a couple weeks since we’ve had any significant rain in the Pee Dee and there … Continue reading

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